Worksheet: Converting Metric Units of Capacity

In this worksheet, we will practice using cubic decimeters and cubic centimeters as capacity units to solve word problems.

Q1:

Write 1.6 dm3 in cubic centimeters.

Q2:

Write in cubic decimetres: 5 , 6 2 5 . c m

Q3:

Express 87 m3 in millilitres.

Q4:

Arrange in ascending order: 1 , 8 0 0 , 6 . 8 , 1 . 3 , 1 , 1 0 0 . c m d m d m c m

  • A 1,800 cm3, 1.3 dm3, 6.8 dm3, 1,100 cm3
  • B 6.8 dm3, 1,800 cm3, 1.3 dm3, 1,100 cm3
  • C 1.3 dm3, 6.8 dm3, 1,800 cm3, 1,100 cm3
  • D 1,100 cm3, 1.3 dm3, 1,800 cm3, 6.8 dm3

Q5:

Arrange in descending order: 1 , 6 0 0 , 7 . 3 , 1 . 2 , 8 , 9 0 0 . c m d m d m c m

  • A 1.2 dm3, 1,600 cm3, 8,900 cm3, 7.3 dm3
  • B 1.2 dm3, 1,600 cm3, 7.3 dm3, 8,900 cm3
  • C 7.3 dm3, 1.2 dm3, 8,900 cm3, 1,600 cm3
  • D 8,900 cm3, 7.3 dm3, 1,600 cm3, 1.2 dm3

Q6:

Write the answer in cubic centimetre: 4 . 3 + 5 , 9 5 0 d m c m .

Q7:

1 = m c m

Q8:

Arrange in ascending order: 20 L, 26 000 mL and 2 000 cm3

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q9:

Fill in the blank: 1 c m = m m .

Q10:

Convert to cubic millimetres: 0.264 cm3.

Q11:

Express 89 dm3 in cubic centimetres.

Q12:

If 5 drops of water fill up a volume of 5 mL, then how many drops would fill up a volume of 7 L?

  • A700 drops
  • B70 drops
  • C 3 500 drops
  • D 7 000 drops

Q13:

A container holds 35,000 mm of water. What is its volume in cubic centimetres?

Q14:

Convert to cubic metres: 1,275,627 cm3.

Q15:

Convert to cubic decimetres: 579 m3.

  • A 57,900 dm3
  • B 579,000 cm3
  • C 579,000 dm
  • D 579,000 dm3

Q16:

Arrange in descending order:

  • A 494 181 cm3, 3 m3, 2 965 L
  • B 494 181 cm3, 2 965 L, 3 m3
  • C 2 965 L, 494 181 cm3, 3 m3
  • D 3 m3, 2 965 L, 494 181 cm3

Q17:

Convert to cubic metres: 89,000 dm3.

Q18:

To convert from milliliters to kiloliters, first divide by to convert to liters and then divide by to convert to kiloliters.

  • A 1 0 0 0 , 100
  • B100, 1 0 0 0
  • C100, 100
  • D 1 0 0 0 , 1 0 0 0
  • E10, 100

Q19:

Convert to cubic millimetres: 430 m3.

Q20:

Find the answer in litres: 3 . 3 9 + 1 . 6 1 + 3 , 0 0 0 L d m c m

Q21:

Convert to cubic decimetres: 936 m3.

Q22:

If the capacity of a tin is 42.4 litres, what is its volume in cubic decimetres?

Q23:

Convert to cubic decimetres: 4,782 cm3.

Q24:

Express 4 mL in cubic centimeters.

Q25:

Express 8,725 mL in cubic decimetres.

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